Biola University Women's Volleyball

Summary

  • Top 20% for retention in women's volleyball in Division I
  • Top 70% in women's volleyball in Division I for avg athletic scholarship
  • Top 12% tallest athletes in women's volleyball
  • Top 2% tallest setters in women's volleyball
  • Top 20% tallest middle hitters in women's volleyball
  • Top 12% tallest outside hitters / rights in women's volleyball
  • Top 16% tallest defensive specialists / liberos in women's volleyball
  • Top 8% for spending per athlete in women's volleyball in Division I
  • Top 6% in women's volleyball in Division I for ACT score
  • Top 11% in women's volleyball in Division I for SAT score
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Team Information - Women

Division:
Division I
Conference:
GSAC
Overall Retention:
85%
In-State Athletes:
78%
Average Height:
5'11"
Scholarship/Tuition:
12%
Setters
Average Height:
6'
Average Class Year:
Sophomore
Middle Hitters
Average Height:
6'1"
Average Class Year:
Sophomore
Outside Hitters / Rights
Average Height:
6'
Average Class Year:
Sophomore
Defensive Specialists / Liberos
Average Height:
5'7"
Average Class Year:
Sophomore

Meet Hilary

Counseling Associate

Hilary Gehman spent 15 years coaching at the collegiate level, working first in a club program, then assistant coach for two separate DI programs, before seven years as the Staley head coach of women’s rowing at Cornell University. She has been a college counselor with Sparks since 2015. An accomplished athlete, Hilary is also a two-time Olympian and six-time National Team member.


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Academic Information

Undergraduate Population:
4,230
Tuition:
$49,708
Tuition Category:
On Campus
Average Net Price:
$32,607
Classroom Ratio:
15 to 1
Campus Setting:
Suburb: Large
Selectivity:
Selective
Institution Type:
4-year, Private
Overall Graduation Rate:
70%
% Students on Campus:
63%
% Students from out of State:
22%
Housing Options:
  • Apartment Married
  • Apartment Single
  • Disabled Student
  • Dorms Coed
  • Dorms Female
  • Dorms Male
Testing Required:
No
ACT Midpoint:
25
SAT Midpoint:
1110
Top 3 Majors:
  • Business/Commerce, General
  • Psychology, General
  • Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Majors and Degrees Bachelors
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Biochemistry 8
Biology/Biological Sciences, General 33
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
Business Administration and Management, General 0
Business/Commerce, General 115
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs
Journalism 31
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication 9
Radio, Television, and Digital Communication, Other 0
Speech Communication and Rhetoric 52
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services
Computer and Information Sciences, General 0
Computer Science 6
Education
Art Teacher Education 1
Biology Teacher Education 2
Early Childhood Education and Teaching 15
Elementary Education and Teaching 19
English/Language Arts Teacher Education 3
History Teacher Education 0
Mathematics Teacher Education 5
Multicultural Education 1
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching 3
Spanish Language Teacher Education 1
Special Education and Teaching, General 14
Engineering
Engineering Physics/Applied Physics 0
English Language and Literature/Letters
English Language and Literature, General 21
Writing, General 23
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
Spanish Language and Literature 0
Health Professions and Related Programs
Communication Sciences and Disorders, General 39
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse 38
History
History, General 23
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities
Humanities/Humanistic Studies 0
Mathematics and Statistics
Mathematics, General 3
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
Intercultural/Multicultural and Diversity Studies 43
Natural Resources and Conservation
Environmental Science 3
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies
Kinesiology and Exercise Science 14
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Philosophy 5
Physical Sciences
Physical Sciences 1
Psychology
Psychology, General 87
Social Sciences
Anthropology 9
Political Science and Government, General 22
Social Sciences, General 2
Social Sciences, Other 0
Sociology 48
Urban Studies/Affairs 1
Theology and Religious Vocations
Bible/Biblical Studies 43
Missions/Missionary Studies and Missiology 0
Religious Education 29
Religious/Sacred Music 17
Visual and Performing Arts
Cinematography and Film/Video Production 47
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General 8
Fine Arts and Art Studies, Other 0
Fine/Studio Arts, General 41
Music Pedagogy 8
Music Performance, General 5
Music Theory and Composition 1
Music, Other 6

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